The return of Old City Eats kicks off with the Old City Eats Block Party on Thursday, June 1st and will continue to run every Thursday through August 31.

Every week this summer look for discounted small plates, cocktails, and cold beers at over 20 restaurants, bars, and eateries between 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

The Old City Eats Block Party will feature nearly a dozen participants including include Amada, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Khyber Pass Pub, Kick Axe Throwing, Nick’s Bar & Grille, The Olde Bar, The Plough & the Stars, Sassafras, plus THREE new Block Party participants: Las Bugambilias, Royal Boucherie, and Vista Peru.

Stroll 2nd Street and enjoy live music as Old City showcases the wide variety of styles and flavors while highlighting some of the neighborhood’s best food and drinks! Enjoy live jazz at Sassafras Bar, and DJ B3bo and salsa dancers at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar!

Old City Eats is designed to highlight the best of Old City’s culinary scene all summer long featuring food, cocktails, and an atmosphere that will appeal to every taste.

New this year, Old City performing arts venues will offer discounts on tickets on select Thursday evenings through the summer including Arden Theatre Company, Christ Church Neighborhood House, and Philadelphia Film Society.

Check out the list of participating restaurants below and for more information click here.

  • Amada

    217-219 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-625-2450
    https://www.amadarestaurant.com/

    Block Party Menu:
    Herb Crusted Seared Tuna, Boquerone Aioli $7
    Spanish Mojito: Citrus-Infused Bacardi Rum, Mint, Lime, Seltzer $10

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Gambas Al Ajillo Garlic Shrimp, Parsley,  Lemon $9
    Spanish Mojito: Citrus-Infused Bacardi Rum, Mint, Lime, Seltzer $10
    Spanish Manhattan: Woodford Bourbon, Lustau Sweet Vermouth, Spanish Bitters $15
    Yards Star Jockey IPA

  • Amina

    104 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    267-324-3745
    https://www.aminaphilly.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Cheesesteak Beignets
    Apricot Daiquiri with the Bacardi Ocho
    Summer Old Fashioned with Woodford
    Simply Lemonade

  • Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

    10 S. 2nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-627-0666
    https://www.cubalibrerestaurant.com/index.php?/en/philadelphia

    Block Party Menu:
    Chicken De La Casa empanada with aji amarillo sauce $7
    2oz Mango Butter Jar $5

    Rum De Coco featuring Bacardi Coconut (Orange Citronge, orange juice, pineapple juice, fresh lime juice, and guarapo) In fresh coconut: $15 / Regular cup: $12 / Refills in coconut: $10

    Spiked Honey Lemonade featuring Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey (Blood orange, agave, lime, and guarapo): In fresh coconut $15 / Regular cup $12 / Refills in coconut $10
    Classic Mojito: In fresh coconut $15 / Regular cup $12 / Refills in coconut $10
    Miller Lite; bottle; $7
    Additional non-alcoholic drinks: Coconut water: In fresh coconut $10 / Regular cup $6
    Limonada Rosa: In fresh coconut $10 / Regular cup $5
    Bottled water: $4

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Full HH menu extended from 4-7pm
    Pineapple Guacamole Cubano (Vegetarian) Plantain chips, $6
    Yuca fries (Vegetarian) Cilantro-caper allioli, $6
    Tostones (Vegetarian) Dijon-mojo, $6
    Spinach Manchego Buñuelos (Vegetarian) Goat cheese crema, $7
    Barrio Chino Chicken Wings, Sweet chili dipping sauce $7
    Bolitas de Yuca (Vegetarian) Lemon-mayonnaise sauce, $7
    Croquetas, Traditional creamy chicken and ham & cheese, Mustard BBQ and dijon-garlic mojo, $7
    Mamá Amelia’s Empanadas, Aji sour cream. Choice of one: Beef Picadillo, Chicken De La Casa, Queso (Vegetarian) $7
    Rum De Coco: Bacardi Coconut, Orange Citronge, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Fresh Lime Juice, and Guarapo $10
    Spiked Honey Lemonade: Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Blood Orange, Agave, lime, and Guarapo $10
    Miller Lite; bottle; $6

  • Franklin Social

    401 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-931-4260
    https://www.franklinsocialphilly.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Chicken quesadillas, and carnitas tostadas
    The Explorer: Bacardi Coconut, cream of coconut, pineapple, green chartreuse, lime juice
    St. James Rye: Woodford Rye, ST Germain, lime
    Yards Star Jockey IPA

  • Fringe Bar

    140 N. Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 375-7744
    https://fringebarphilly.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    $7 cheese curds, gluten free!, and served with marinara
    $7 Jungle Bird, Bacardi rum, Demerara syrup, Campari, lime juice, pineapple juice
    $7 Jack and Coke cans
    $4 Peroni

  • Khyber Pass Pub

    56 S. 2nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-238-5888
    https://www.khyberpasspub.com/

    Block Party Menu:
    House made andouille hot dog, Zapp’s chips (various flavors) vegan onion dip
    Grey Goose lemonade
    Blueberry Bourbon Bramble with Gentleman’s Jack
    Yards Star Jockey IPA

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:

    Creole marinated Shrimp Salad
    Grey Goose High Ball
    Blueberry Bourbon Bramble with Gentleman’s Jack
    Yards Star Jockey IPA

  • Kick Axe Throwing Philadelphia

    232 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    800-850-6756
    https://www.kickaxe.com/philly

    Block Party Menu:
    Jack Daniels BBQ Baked Wings
    Painkiller: Myers Dark Rum, Bacardi Coconut Rum, Pineapple, OJ, Nutmeg Garnish
    Miller Lite and Arnold Palmer Spiked

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Jack Daniels BBQ Baked Wings
    Painkiller: Myers Dark Rum, Bacardi Coconut Rim, Pineapple, OJ, Nutmeg Garnish
    Miller Lite and Arnold Palmer Spiked

  • Las Bugambilias

    15 S. 3rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    267-239-5673
    https://www.lasbugambiliasphilly.com/

    Block Party Menu:
    Chips + salsas + guacamole, Churros and Tamales
    Daiquiri de fresa (Bacardi rum, strawberry syrup and fresh lime) $11
    White sangria fortified with Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey
    Yards Star Jockey IPA

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Cochinita Tacos (Two achiote pulled pork tacos with onion and cilantro) $7
    Pastor Tacos (Two achiote grilled pork tacos with pineapple, onion and cilantro) $7
    Chicken Flautas (Two crispy corn taquitos filled with chicken, topped with salsa verde, queso fresco and Mexican crema) $7
    Quesadilla Poblano (A single flour quesadilla filled with queso Chihuahua, spinach and poblano peppers) $7
    Ceviche Tostada (Tilapia with fresh lime juice, topped with tomato, red onion, jalapeno and cilantro aquacate on a corn tostada) $7
    Chicken Nachos (Corn tortilla chips with chicken, black beans and jalapeno, smothered with queso Chihuahua) $8
    Churros (Two house-made pâte à choux rolled in cinnamon sugar) $5
    Daiquiri de fresa (Bacardi rum, strawberry syrup and fresh lime) $11
    White sangria fortified with Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey
    Yards Star Jockey IPA

  • Lucha Cartel

    207 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (267) 761-9209
    https://www.luchacartel.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Lucha Nachos $7
    Cazadores 1862 Margarita with St. Germain
    Honey Jalapeño Whiskey Lemonade with Jack Honey
    Miller Lite bottle

  • National Mechanics

    22. S. 3rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-701-4883
    https://www.nationalmechanics.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Plantain chips & Guac  $5
    Bacardi 8 Old Fashioned
    Southside with Ford’s Gin
    Miller Lite bottle

  • Nick’s Bar & Grille

    16 S. 2nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-928-9411
    https://nicksroastbeefbarandgrille.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Nachos
    Angel’s Envy cocktails
    Jack Daniel’s cocktails
    Miller Lite 16oz Cans

  • The Olde Bar

    125 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-253-3777
    https://www.theoldebar.com/

    Block Party Menu:
    2 Piece Shrimp Cocktail – $4
    Easy Street (Ford’s Gin, St. Germain, Lemon, Cucumber) $14
    Miller Light 16oz Can

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    5 Piece Shrimp Cocktail $8
    Easy Street (Ford’s Gin, St. Germain, Lemon, Cucumber) $14
    Girl’s Night Out (Grey Goose Vodka, Lemon, Orange, Hibiscus Tea, Sparkling Wine) $15
    Miller Lite

  • Panorama

    14 N. Front Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 922-7800
    www.PanoramaWineBar.com

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Hen of the Woods Mushroom (Cast Iron-Roasted Maitake & Oyster Mushroom Black Garlic Pesto) $8.50
    Bacardi Coconut Daiquiri shaken with fresh lime juice & syrup, splash of St Germain Elderflower Liqueur, strained and served up with edible marigold garnish – $16
    Sonoma-Cutrer Double Pinot Noir, Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay
    Peroni Nastro Azzuro (draught beer) $8.75

  • The Plough & the Stars

    123 Chestnut Street, entrance on 2nd
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 733-0300
    https://ploughstars.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Grilled Cheese, Battered Sausages, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Lamb Lollys & Shrimp Cocktail
    Partly Cloudy (Bacardi Spiced, Ginger Beer & Lime)
    Hemingway (A Traditional Daiquiri with Bacardi, Lime, Simple & Grapefruit Juice served up)
    Elderflower Gin Fizz (Ford’s Gin Shaken with Lemon Juice & Elderflower Liqueur, topped with Bubbles)
    Miller Lite cans

  • Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

    212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 238-0499
    https://www.positanocoast.net/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Spicy Fried Calamari: hot cherry peppers, goat cheese, arugula   $10
    Lucy I’m Home (Patron Silver, Strawberry Compote, Fiero, Lemon) $10
    ST-Germain Spritz (ST-Germain, Prosecco, Soda, Twist) $7
    Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay  $45 / btl
    Peroni and Peroni Nastro Azzurro

  • Red Owl Tavern

    433 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 923-2267
    https://redowltavern.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Crispy Beef Meatballs (pine nut couscous, golden raisins, ricotta salata, matbucha)
    Red Owl Daiquiri (Bacardi rum, lime, dragon fruit simple syrup. lime wheel)
    Old Forester Old Fashioned (Old Forester, Demerara syrup, bitters, orange twist)
    Miller Lite Draft

  • Royal Boucherie

    52 S. 2nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (267) 606-6313
    https://www.royalboucherie.com/

    Block Party Menu:
    Country pate and pickle slider: thin sliced country pate, liver mousse spread, pickled radish, carrot, and cucumber on a brioche bun, house dijonaise
    Pissaladiere: puff pastry filled with roasted tomato, olive caper relish, roasted peppers, and herbs, topped with fromage blanc
    Snap pea-infused Grey Goose vodka, Lemongrass simple syrup, Lemon juice, Italicus liqueur
    Cucumber & dill infused Fords Gin (Cocchi americano, Mint syrup, Lime juice, De Perrier brut)
    Miller High Life

  • Sassafras

    S. 2nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-925-2317
    https://www.sassafrasbar.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Smashburger Sliders (Aged Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, House Pickles, Roasted Garlic Aioli) $9
    Bacardi Coconut Mojito $12
    Old Forester Bourbon Smash (Kumquat Syrup & Blackberry) $13
    Yards on draft

  • Stratus Lounge

    433 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-925-2889
    https://stratuslounge.com/

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Hummus
    Red Owl Daiquiri (Bacardi rum, lime, dragon fruit simple syrup. lime wheel)
    Old Forester Old Fashioned (Old Forester, Demerara syrup, bitters, orange twist)
    Yards Star Jockey IPA

  • Vista Peru

    20 S. 2nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-398-5046
    https://www.vistaperuphilly.com/

    Block Party Menu:
    Ceviche de pescado (Marinated fish in fresh lime juice, red onions, cilantro, celery)
    Anticuchos (Grilled beef heart)
    Pisco sour (National drink of Peru)

    Weekly Eats Thursday Menu:
    Ceviche de pescado (Marinated fish in fresh lime juice, red onions, cilantro, celery) $8
    Anticuchos (Grilled beef heart) $5
    Ocean Peru (Bacardi, pisco, lemon juice, simple syrup, blue curacao) $10
    4 gallos (old forester, pisco, pineapple juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, More Liqueur). $10
    Miller Lite $5

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